NEW! European Program
International Externship focusing on Issues in Cross-Border Intellectual Property Enforcement
Application Deadline: January 24, 2014
4 units | The program will start with a one-week summer “intensive” seminar at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy, followed by an externship in Intellectual Property Law within a European law firm or business . The theme of the seminar will be cross border intellectual property enforcement issues, addressing such topics as the following:
- Anti-counterfeiting enforcement measures involving luxury goods
- Piracy of entertainment products and services
- Internet service provider secondary liability for file sharing, user-generated content, and the like
- The tension between trademarks and geographical indications
The program will feature guest presenters from European law firms and businesses who will host the internships in which students will participate after the seminar.
Possible placements include Sandel, Loje & Partners, Copenhagen; IKEA, Brussels; F J Cleveland, London; Casalonga Avocats, Paris; Trevisan & Cuonzo, Milan; Hogan Lovells, Alicante, Spain; and Boehmert & Boehmert, Berlin.
USF Summer 2014 Director: Adjunct Professor Peter Harvey